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Dorf/Press/Arnovich Family research papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0120

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a written history of the Dorf Family by Bert Press, a written history of the Press families by Bert Press, and photographs, newsclippings, telegrams, and biographical materials on Morris Arnovich.

Dates

  • 1934-2001

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Copyright

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The research materials compiled by J. Bertram "Bert" Press detail his extensive genealogy research on different branches of his family: Dorf, Press, and Arnovich. One of his relatives, C. Morris Arnovich, was a baseball player. Born in Superior, Wisconsin, he was a Major League Baseball outfielder in the 1930s and 1940s. He played with the Philadelphia Phillies, the Cincinnati Reds (including during their 1940s World Series championship), and the New York Giants.

Extent

0.60 Cubic Feet (2 boxes -- 1 Hollinger box, 1 half Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection consists of research materials on the Dorf, Press, and Arnovitch families.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by J. Bertram Press to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest first in 1991, then added to in 2005.
Title
Dorf/Press/Arnovich Family Research papers, 1934-2001
Status
Completed
Author
Erin Smerage
Date
August 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-0192